• The ModGolf Podcast: Taking An Entrepreneurial Approach To Build A Career In Sport Journalism

    In this edition of The ModGolf Podcast. show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with Ann Liguori, a leader and trailblazer in sports broadcasting as President of Ann Liguori Productions, Inc.

    She is an award-winning sport’s talk show host, public speaker, broadcaster, journalist, author and producer. Ann's latest book is Life on the Green: Lessons and Wisdom from Legends of Golf where 12 legendary players in golf share life lessons they learned from the game. Life on the Green is available on Amazon.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Embrace Change To Fuel Entrepreneurial Success - Carolin Pinegger, The Golf Pitch Challenge

    In this episode of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with Carolin Pinegger from Golf Pitch Challenge. Do you have a golf venture our product that you need help getting to the next level?

    Even if you're at the idea stage, Colin's guest Carolin Pinegger is looking for you to join them for the next Golf Pitch Challenge and Mastermind event May 22 and 23 in Orlando Florida.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: A Non-Profit On A Mission To Revolutionize The Golfing Experience

    In this episode of The ModGolf Podcast, show host and creator, Colin Weston, speaks with Nick Darby from Get Golfing which is a UK non-profit that acquires and revitalizes distressed golf properties.

    While returning from The 2024 PGA Show Demo Day in Orlardo on a shuttle bus, host Colin Weston sat beside someone and asked how his day went. That young man was Nick Darby, who was attending on behalf of Get Golfing.  After an engaging bus ride conversation, Colin asked Nick if he would tell the Get Golfing story on The ModGolf Podcast.

  • Solar Eclipse Sensation: Inside Augusta's Merchandise Mania

    Coach Shayain Is Masters Ready With Her Eclipse Glasses - All Images Credit Shayain Gustavsp

    As the sun rose over the hallowed grounds of Augusta National, spectators eagerly awaited not only the sight of their favourite golfers but also a celestial spectacle – a solar eclipse. The air was charged with excitement as people flocked to witness this rare phenomenon, adding an extra layer of magic to the Masters experience....

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Turning A Homemade Golf Game Into A Global Business Venture

    At the annual PGA Show in late January in Orlando, ModGolf creator and host, Colin Weston, always make a point of taking the 30-minute bus shuttle out to 'Demo Day' to kick the tires of the golf industry's latest equipment at the 360º range facility.

    The product that really caught his attention this year had nothing to do with hitting balls across the 400-yard diameter driving range. Off to the side was a compact setup that exuded a fun vibe where people were hitting oversized plastic whiffle balls with an oversized plastic club.... at buckets with flags in them.

    That was his introduction to BucketGolf. After playing a quick round he struck up a conversation with Founder and CEO Tyler Simmons to learn about how BucketGolf came to be.

  • My Saddest Moment In Golf at Augusta National

    Brad Ewart At Augusta National - Image Contributed

    By Brad Ewart                                      

    One of the saddest moments in my golf career was the day I almost played Augusta National Golf Club - home of the Masters Championship...

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Creating A New Type Of Golf

    ModGolf creator and host, Colin Weston, recently spoke with David Hinkle and Rio Valeriano with T36 Golf who are flipping the script on traditional golf and redefining the sport for a new generation of golfers.

    Their revolutionary "Double Loop" design lets you experience a full 18-hole game with a smaller environmental footprint and shorter playtime.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Live From The 2024 PGA Show Media Stage - PART 2

    To kick off the 15th season of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, attended The 2024 PGA Show, where he broadcasted live from the Media Stage.

    Weston recorded six conversations with golf industry innovators on the show floor Media Stage. In this session, Part 2 of his PGA Show 'Live' conversations, he presents the 4th, 5th and 6th interviews with some very interesting guests.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Live From The 2024 PGA Show Media Stage - PART 1

    To kick off the 15th season of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, attended The 2024 PGA Show, where he broadcasted live from the Media Stage.

    Here are the first three of six engaging conversations with a diverse group of entrepreneurs and innovators that he met at the show.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Season 14 Wrap-Up / Season 15 Preview

    Season 14 of The ModGolf Podcast wrapped up with episode 12 and the Brad Schweigert from PXG interview. The ModGolf team is currently working on the next twelve episodes for Season 15, which launches in February.

    Colin Weston and his team heard some amazing stories from a diverse group of guests who discussed how inclusion, technology, entertainment, music, celebrity, hospitality and community building intersect to shape the future of golf.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Applying A Tech Startup Mindset To Innovate Golf Club Design

    In this episode of The ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with Brad Schweigert, PXG Chief Product Officer.

    "Mike Nicolette - who at that time worked for me at Ping - met Bob Parsons by chance playing nine holes of golf on a Friday afternoon. They had a good time and traded numbers afterwards and Bob would then call Mike all the time asking questions about golf equipment. Fast forward two years later, Bob had divested from GoDaddy and had an idea that he wanted to do something to change the golf industry."

    - Brad Schweigert, PXG Chief Product Officer

  • The ModGolf Podcast: Working Through Trauma To Emerge More Resilient, Grateful And Happy

    In this edition of the ModGolf Podcast, show host and creator, Colin Weston, has a fascinating conversation with LPGA Tour veteran pro, Christina Kim.

    "Everybody has trauma, so being able to work through that has been huge for my golf game. Funnily enough, I need to remember that I'm a person before I'm a golfer."

    - Christina Kim, LPGA Tour pro

    On the LPGA Tour Christina Kim is known for her bubbly, fun, positive personality. After more than a decade of professional golf that veneer cracked, leaving Christina exhausted, depressed and contemplating suicide. On this compelling episode Christina and host Colin Weston share stories of trauma, rejuvenation and a newfound joy in both life and golf.

  • Video: What's Your SuperPower - Amy Bockerstette - Down syndrome golf advocate / I GOT THIS Foundation

    What's Your SuperPower? Amy Bockerstette Down syndrome golf advocate / I GOT THIS Foundation

    "I have Down syndrome and I am rocking my extra chromosome!"

    Amy Bockerstette and her dad Joe join host Colin Weston for a heartfelt, fun and inspirational conversation about how golf has positively impacted their family and the community they have helped create.

  • The ModGolf Podcast: What Is Your Superpower? - Amy Bockerstette, I Got This Foundation Ambassador And Down Syndrome Golfer Advocate

    In this episode of The ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, interviewed Amy Bockerstette who first came to prominence in the public eye during the moment that Colin describes below. 

    "On Jan. 29, 2019 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open’s Dream Day on the famous 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course, Amy Bockerstette, who has Down syndrome, demonstrated to the golfing world what a determined athlete with self-confidence and a positive attitude can achieve.

    While playing with PGA TOUR players Gary Woodland and Matt Kuchar during the Tuesday practice round, Amy hit the par 3 tee shot 117 yards into a greenside bunker, splashed her sand shot to within 8 feet of the pin, and made her par putt in front of a roaring crowd."

    The I GOT THIS Foundation was born out of this moment, which was captured on video and has since gone viral, receiving more than 54 million views on social media platforms.

  • ModGolf Podcast: "It's All About The Putt!" Shaping The History and Future of Miniature Golf

    In this epsiode of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with Scott Lundmark, the President of Adventure Golf & Sports.

    "I joined the business over 16 years ago, but even before that my father would talk about potential clients saying. 'Well, I don't know if I want miniature golf at my Family Entertainment facility because it's kind of going out of style.' But miniature golf is one of those activities and attractions that will never go out of style."

    - Scott Lundmark, President of Adventure Golf & Sports

  • ModGolf Podcast: Embracing A "Give First" Mindset To Successfully Start And Scale Business Ventures

    In this episode of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with the founder and CEO of Lag Shot Golf and Scratch Golf Academy, Gary Guerrero.

    "One of my philosophies is to give as much away for free as I possibly can on the front end. The more you give away for free, the more you're going to get on the back end as far as currency and customer loyalty."

    - Gary Guerrero Jr., Founder and CEO of Lag Shot Golf and Scratch Golf Academy

  • ModGolf Podcast: Celebrating Over 25 Years In Golf Radio

    In this episode of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host Colin Weston speaks with Danielle Tucker, Creator And Host Of The Golf Club Radio Show, which is broadcast worldwide from Hawaii on Saturday mornings. 

    "I'm not sure that I discovered it, but I let out the part of me that loves to communicate with people. The part of me that likes to talk and learn about people, places and things, what they do and incorporate some of the wisdom they have that I may not have even thought of."

    - Danielle Tucker, Creator And Host Of The Golf Club Radio Show

  • ModGolf Podcast: Creating A Sustainable Golf Future Through The "Seventh Generation Principle"

    In this episode of the ModGolf Podcast, show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with Steve Tooshkenig, CPGA Golf Professional and inspirational Indigenous Speaker.

    "Walk in that good way, helping and sharing your journey so those before you can smile."

    - Steve Tooshkenig

  • The ModGolf Podcast: The Healing Power Of Golf For Kids

    In this episode of The ModGolf Podcast show creator and host, Colin Weston, speaks with Kevin Corn who is a PGA Head Golf Professional and the creator of the Pediatric Hospital Golf Program. 

     "You'll see them literally laying down in bed on their sides swinging. We've had the kids with severe burns to hands and arms and all over the body that don't have fingers. They still swing on their own holding the golf club. It's a very, very powerful afternoon and no better way to spend a day off than in there with the kids hitting golf balls and teaching them and helping them get better through golf." 

    - Kevin Corn - PGA Head Golf Professional and Pediatric Hospital Golf Program Creator

  • The ModGolf Podcast: The Rise Of Golf In Uganda

    In the latest edition of the ModGolf Podcast, show host and creator Colin Weston speaks with Isaiah Mwesige, CEO of the AFRIYEA Golf Academy, regarding the rise of the game in Uganda and what Mwesige is doing to help facilitate that growth. 

    "I was trying to use my real life experience and what I went through when I was younger. I used some strategies of being in the same position as all those kids who come from families who do not have access into the game of golf. I did some research and discovered that there was a need for a golf academy to create a pathway for these kids to learn and play the game."

    - Isaiah Mwesige, CEO of The AFRIYEA Golf Academy